Westminster Seminary California welcomed its first students in the fall of 1980. From the beginning, WSC committed itself to providing the finest in theological education with a particular focus on preparing men for pastoral ministry.
For forty years Westminster Seminary California has been committed to a rigorous, Christ-centered, face-to-face confessionally Reformed theological education with degree programs designed to equip you with the biblical, theological and practical tools you need to fulfill your vocation and service to Christ and his Church. We are looking forward to partnering with you as you as you consider your gifts and preparation for the calling to which you have been directed.
Westminster Seminary California is dedicated to cultivating an environment of professional competence and personal integrity through the search and selection process of qualified applicants.Various on and off-campus employment opportunities are provided to WSC Students through the seminary listserv and posted on the employment section of the website.
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This mandatory event is held the day before classes begin each fall and spring for all new degree program students (M.A. or M.Div.). Additional information including a final schedule for the day will be sent to you a few weeks before the event. Orientation helps entering students adjust to WSC by providing necessary information about the many facets of seminary life and course work. This time also allows new students to get to know one another and faculty members.
The WSC library provides educational resources and services to support learning and scholarship at WSC. The Library creates and maintains a productive environment conducive to thought, research, and study for members of the academic community. The library provides an atrium area for students to gather and work collaboratively on projects.
Westminster Seminary California (WSC) has a beautiful campus in the hills of Escondido, 30 miles north of San Diego. From this strategic location WSC has prepared more than 1,100 graduates who are serving as pastors, church planters, missionaries, teachers, scholars, counselors, and leaders worldwide. Nearly 140 students annually come from 6 of the 7 continents to study at WSC. They sacrifice a great deal to embark on a career that equips them to preach and teach God’s Word to His people. For that kingdom purpose, our founding fathers established a firm foundation, and the Reformed community has built and maintained an academically rigorous curriculum where the best biblical ministerial education takes place.
The Westminster California Student Association (WSA) promotes Christian fellowship and growth among students, faculty and staff, and their families, and provides a voice for student concerns. The WSA officers (president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer) are elected annually by the student body. Each class also elects a representative.